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Birthday Flying

StephenO . . Flying Reports

This was the first time (in 30+ years of flying) that I can recall the morning briefing including a rendition of Happy Birthday.  But then […]

Wednesday 7th October

StephenO . . Flying Reports

Soaring in October – happy days.  Well, for some at least.  With the wind due west launch heights were modest so not a lot of […]

September Flying

StephenO . . Flying Reports

Once again a distinct lack of posts which does not mean we haven’t been flying.  In fact we have had far more launches than last […]

Altered States

StephenO . . Events

This fascinating flying machine (creature?) is one of over 50 sculptures on display in the grounds of Shaw House in Newbury.  The exhibition was originally […]

Wednesdays in August

StephenO . . Flying Reports

Strictly speaking the last three mid-week flying days in August (a Wednesday and two Thursdays).  We start of on Wednesday 12th on a somewhat ‘warm’ […]

Into August

StephenO . . Flying Reports

More wind than expected but but less from the west than forecast.  I assume the forecast was the reason for a fairly modest turnout for […]

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